Technical Analysis

Technical analysis is a trading analysis technique used to evaluate stocks (or other financial instruments) in order to predict future price changes. This is accomplished by analyzing statistics gathered from trading activity (last trades, bid/ask prices, volume, etc.) Technical analysts focus on market data charts to forecast future price changes.

Many crowd researchers at CloudQuant use TA-Lib to assist in their use of Technical Indicators.

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The Patient Chart Pattern Trader

“Chart pattern trading is a style that is more suitable for recreational trading rather than professional. This is one reason it was never considered seriously by the majority of hedge funds. In addition to requiring patience, slow chart pattern formations offer enough time for detection and competition is high at diminishing returns.”
Algorithmic Trading with other peoples money

My First Algo on CloudQuant

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Last week I mentioned my efforts to produce an algorithm on CloudQuant.com. ... I used a well-documented strategy as defined in Jason Perl’s book “DeMark Indicators”. The strategy is a Bearish TD Sequential Flip. This strategy is a basic technical strategy that utilizes bar data. ...